simmer

1

In Denmark, a unit of count for hides, = 40. Compare timmer, zimmer and timber.

2

See also: Simra, Simri, Sömmer.

In central and southern German-speaking Europe, ? – 19th century, various units of dry capacity used for grain, greatly varying locally.

Locale Commodity Equivalents Liters
Amorbach grain   20.42
oats   21.49
Bamberg grain Also called a Simra.
 = 4 Metzen = 40 Gaissel
77.71
oats or barley Also called a Simra. 96.24
Rhenish Bavaria = 4 Viernling 12.50
Bietigheim grains   20.45
oats   26.07
Braubach   = ⅛ Malter 27.06
oats   33.30
Buchen grain Also called a Simra. 19.79
oats Also called a Simra. 21.34
Darmstadt = ¼ Malter = 4 Kümpfe
= 16 Gescheid = 64 Mäßchen
32.00
the old Simmer 28.08
Dertingen   21.76
Eisfeld grains   94.74
oats   108.86
Eltmann grains   76.06
oats   94.18
Frankfurt-am-Main chart symbol 28.68
Freudenburg   20.65
Sankt Goar = ⅛ Malter = 3 Dreiling 23.42
Hanau   = ¼ Malter = 2 Metzen
= 4 Sechter = 16 Gescheid
23.42
Hardheim grain   19.07
oats   20.26
Heidelberg = ½ Viersel = 2 Kümpfe
= 4 Immel
13.93
Heilbronn grain = ⅛ Malter 20.06
oats   25.07
Krautheim grain   22.20
oats   22.53
Mannheim = ½ Viernsel = 2 Kümpfe
= 4 Immel
13.89
Mainz Also called a Viernsel.
 = ¼ Malter = 4 Kümpfe
= 16 Gescheid = 64 Masschen
= 256 Schoot
27.35
Miltenberg   19.54
Nassau Also called a Viernsel.
 = ¼ Malter = 4 Kümpfe
= 16 Gescheid = 64 Masschen
27.35
Neubrunn     21.62
oats   27.02
Neustadt-an-der-Hardt     94.10
oats   115.69
Nuremberg wheat, rye,
peas, lentils, millet
= 2 Malter = 16 Metzen
= 64 Diethäuftlein = 256 Mass
318.14
oats, barley, spelt = 4 Malter = 32 Metzen
= 128 Diethäuftlein = 512 Mass
588.35
millet in husk   516.97
Remlingen   20.84
Rheinfels = ⅛ Malter = 3 Dreiling 23.42
Umstadt   30.32
Wertheim     19.79
oats   27.81
Wiesbaden Also called a Viernsel.
 = ¼ Malter = 4 Kümpfe
= 16 Geschied = 64 Masschen
27.35
Wimpfen   16.67

Sources: Krüger (1830), pages 316-317; Doursther (1840) pages 499-500.

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